The 100-percent compatibility between vFabric tc Server and Apache Tomcat 6 ensures a seamless upgrade path for existing custom-built and commercial software applications already certified for Tomcat. Maintaining this level of compatibility enables customers to add the functionality they need to run and manage their applications more effectively with the least amount of effort. The tc Server runtime component, tc Runtime, also adds many business-critical features to standard Apache Tomcat functionality in the areas of enterprise server configuration, operations and management, diagnostics, and scripting.
tc Runtime and Apache Tomcat share key standard features of application servers.
Table 2. Standard Application Server Feature Comparison
|Application Server Features||tc Runtime||Apache Tomcat|
|Servlet 2.5 support||Yes||Yes|
|Java Server Pages (JSP) 2.1 support||Yes||Yes|
|HTTP session clustering||Yes||Yes|
|Advanced I/O features||Yes||Yes|
|Pre-built advanced non-blocking I/O components||Yes||Yes|
|Basic Windows service wrapper||Yes||Yes|